KS1 History

The National Curriculum for History in Years 1 and 2
Examples in grey italics are not statutory

Pupils should be taught to:

Hi1/1.1    changes within living memory. Where appropriate, these should be used to reveal aspects of change in national life

Hi1/1.2    events beyond living memory that are significant nationally or globally
                e.g. the Great Fire of London, the first aeroplane flight or events commemorated through festivals or anniversaries

Hi1/1.3    the lives of significant individuals in the past who have contributed to national and international achievements. Some should be used to compare aspects of life in different periods 
e.g. Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Christopher Columbus and Neil Armstrong, William Caxton and Tim Berners-Lee, Pieter Bruegel the Elder and LS Lowry, Rosa Parks and Emily Davison, Mary Seacole and/or Florence Nightingale and Edith Cavell and Edith Cavell

Hi1/1.3    significant historical events, people and places in their own locality.